THE National Women’s Council of Ireland and Longford Women’s Link invite anyone interested in getting more women into the boy’s club that is Irish politics to come to a meeting on Thursday, February 17 at 11am in Teallach Iosa Family Centre, St Mel’s Road, Longford - beside the Cathedral.
As things stand, just 17% of candidates in the general election will be women. Come along and hear Susan O’Keeffe, Labour’s candidate for Sligo-north Leitrim, Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy, a Fine Gael candidate for Laois- Offaly and Rachel Doherty a Fianna Fail councillor for Roscommon debating the issues, followed by a discussion and lunch. Susan McKay, NWCI chief executive will chair.
The event is free but you must register by contacting Anne Gibney at firstname.lastname@example.org